On 6 February 2024, the inclining test of the ULSTEIN SX197 vessel for Shanghai Electric was conducted.
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Ulstein Verft will construct two CSOVs based on the ULSTEIN SX222 design. The contracts have been entered into on behalf of institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management and include two additional options.
Three of the ten platform supply vessels in the Aurora Offshore fleet have been designed by Ulstein. During Ulstein's classification upgrades of the automation, power and communication system deliveries, the vessels have also been upgraded with shore power connection.
Fulfilling the increasing needs of the offshore wind transportation sector
Since July 2023, Shearwater GeoServices' newly converted dual ROV seismic vessel, the 'SW Tasman' has been in operational service, successfully working in a variety of weather conditions. Node tasks, previously conducted by two vessels, have, with the SW Tasman, been completed by one ship only. More space, easier access, and the work area solutions add to the crew's praise of the converted vessel.
The cruise industry was set to a halt when the Covid-19 pandemic struck. Our fresh market study shows that the cruise industry is projected to experience substantial growth ahead.
Acta Marine’s TWIN X-STERN CSOVs reached a new milestone on 26 September 2023, when the keels of the last two vessels in the series were laid at the Tersan Shipyard.
On 20 July 2023, U.S. President Joe Biden attended the steel-cutting ceremony of the subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel 'Acadia', under construction at Philly Shipyard. Designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions B.V., this will be the first of its kind U.S.-built vessel.
On 6 June 2023, Bluewild, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS and Westcon were awarded 'Ship of the Year 2023' for the factory trawler ECOFIVE. The jury states that the ship solution offers ground-breaking technology with several innovations for a greener fishing fleet.
The offshore wind industry faces significant installation challenges with the increasing size of monopile foundations. With the patent-pending ULSTEIN U-STERN, we are introducing a safer, smarter and more competitive ship design solution for transporting, upending and installing large monopiles on DP.
Singapore-headquartered Cyan Renewables has contracted Ulstein Design & Solutions BV as the designer of a series of new floating foundation installation vessels (FFIV) dedicated to offshore wind. With an increasing lack of heavy lift installation vessels, these new FFIVs are needed to fill the gap.